Wellness & Vaccinations

Keeping your pet happy and healthy for as many years as possible is a goal that the team at Veterinary Healing Center of El Dorado Hills shares with you. It starts with a solid foundation of wellness care, and we believe that by placing a strong emphasis on this, we have the best chance of helping every animal with whom we work the opportunity at a long, healthy life.

Why is wellness care so important?

Wellness care involves routine visits to the vet regardless of health status. These checkups – typically once or twice a year – include a physical exam, health screenings, and preventative care. When we are able to stay on top of your pet’s ongoing health, we are better able to ward off illness and detect health concerns early, before they can progress and worsen. The result is a happier, healthier companion who will enjoy many years by your side.

What is involved in a wellness visit?

Similar to the annual checkups you have with your own doctor, wellness visits involve a number of things that help us to gather a clear and accurate picture of your pet’s overall health. We’ll examine your pet from nose to tail, looking for any signs of a potential medical concern. We’ll also use the information we gather in your pet’s health profile to measure and monitor any changes that occur over the years.

A typical wellness visit will include all of the following:

  • Comprehensive physical exam
  • Individualized vaccination plan
  • Parasite testing and prevention
  • Nutrition and weight check

We may also recommend certain diagnostic tests, which can help us further evaluate your pet’s health. At various intervals during your pet’s lifetime, other topics will come up during wellness visits, such as spay/neuter procedures, microchipping, adult health maintenance, senior care, and more. Our wellness services are designed to support your pet through every life stage, ensuring that he or she will receive the most precise and effective care available with each visit.

Bonding time…

Perhaps one of the most important components of wellness care is the opportunity these regular visits provide for all of us to get to know one another better. We believe that a strong relationship based on respect and trust is what makes delivering exceptional care and service possible. The more we come to know you and understand your pet’s unique needs, the better level of care we will be able to deliver, year after year.

Let’s work together to provide your loved one with a lifetime of health and wellness.

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    • Marlene AnnMarlene Ann

      All of my dogs have been going there for almost 9 years. Staff and doctors are very caring.

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    • Senta LudwigSenta Ludwig

      We have taken all three of our dogs to Dr. Cahoon and Dr. McKerney over the past 6 years - they have kept them healthy and happy through all manner of health conditions and injuries and our 15 year golden mix would not be able to walk without the acupuncture and laser treatments they provide. They love our dogs and always spend time with us to explain what is going on. Highly recommend!

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    • Tahoe R.Tahoe R.

      Today was my first time bringing my 2 dogs here ami and kuma, I just moved from downtown to el dorado hills so I needed to get a new local vet.
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    • Georgann Ashby WoodGeorgann Ashby Wood

      Dr. McKerney is wonderful. We are very happy with the care all of our pets have received from the staff and Drs.here.

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    • Karen Widden-MartinezKaren Widden-Martinez

      Wonderful care, knowledgeable veterinarians.

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    • Annbritt OutzenAnnbritt Outzen

      Our first ever visit to them. A+ from beginning to end .

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    • Joseph Cooper IIIJoseph Cooper III

      For nineteen years, four dogs and one cat Brad and his team have been there for us with expertise and compassion.

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